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Calendar of Events

The Calendar of all scheduled club events is shown here. For additional detail about the event, follow the link in the Event column.
You can also download our Public Observing Session brochure.
EventDateDescriptionWhereStatus
How-To Festival Saturday, July 06, 2019 10:00 AM On Saturday July 6th from 10am-1pm, the Bloomington Public Library will host a community event called a “How-To Festival.” At this event, attendees will have the opportunity to learn various crafts/skills/knowledge/or technologies. We are aiming to provide a wide range of topics appropriate for kids, teens and adults.

The TCAA will be running a station at the festival to provide an introduction to astronomy.


Bloomington Public Library Scheduled
A History of Women in Astronomy Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:00 PM Many famous astronomers were women who have made significant contributions to our understanding of the universe. Join us to learn about some of them and their contributions.

In addition to the presentation, we will have a laser-guided sky tour and telescope observing.
SGNC Scheduled
Meteor Showers: There’s More than One Saturday, August 10, 2019 8:30 PM While August is the season for the Perseid meteor shower, did you know these event occur throughout the year?

In addition to the presentation, we will have a laser-guided sky tour and telescope observing.
SGNC Scheduled
Your First Telescope/Binoculars Saturday, September 07, 2019 8:00 PM Join us as we consider the variety of equipment that is available to begining astronomers.

In addition to our presentation, we will have a laser-guided sky tour and telescope observing.
SGNC Scheduled
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto – Two Planets, or Three? Saturday, October 05, 2019 7:00 PM We spend a lot of time looking at the inner planets, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. Few have ever seen Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. October presents a great opportunity to see all three in one night. We will learn about them, and hopefully have a look at them!
In addition to the presentation, we will have a laser-guided sky tour and telescope observing.
Sugar Grove Nature Center Scheduled